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This year, we started a journey that had us learning so many things along the way and meet so many new faces. We are grateful for our first year and hope to grow in the coming years! I am personally grateful to my family for their love and support! Here is a little snippet of our candle making video.

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As much as I love summer, I always welcome the reprieve of the cold weather that Fall offers. The crisp mornings with a cup of coffee as I sit in our kitchen in my sweater, reminiscing the new memories made over the previous months. Life, I believe, is the sum of all the little moments along the way...so we better make it worth revisiting every now and then. And when we feel like we need to take a break from all the craziness and business, we do something for ourselves. In that "me" time, our detoxify candle is perfect. The...

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Here is a little video - the backstory of how we make candles. Very important: what temperature the wax melts at. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRFJukeO-hE  

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Had a rough day or week? Need to lighten up the mood? Need some "me" time? How about making the room smell good for a special occasion? Need something to go with that wine bottle? How about a candle? Whatever life brings, we need to cope and recoup. At Green Papaya, we make candles that we want to light and enjoy every day...no matter the occasion....Because life happens.

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We wanted to make candles that we want to light and enjoy every day...no matter the occasion....Because life happens. Our founder is a biochemist who is passionate about candles and believes in using safe / organic raw materials. Soy wax is derived from a natural source, soybean oil...it is biodegradable and since soy wax has a lower melting point, it burns slower and evenly. Therefore, candles made from soy wax are cleaner and burn longer when compared with candles made from paraffin wax. Green Papaya candles are also made with phthalate-free fragrance oils. Studies have shown that some phthalates have...

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